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1 December 2007 A New Species of Tulipa (Liliaceae) from Western Iran
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A new species, Tulipa faribae Ghahreman, Attar & Ghahremani-Nejad (Liliaceae), endemic to the Zagros Mountains of Kermanshah province, Iran, is described and illustrated. It is placed in the subgenus Leiostemones Boissier due to its lack of trichomes on the filaments and on the base of the tepals, and it appears to be most closely related to T. schrenkii Regel, due to its large bulb size, a papery tunic lined inside with some silky appressed hairs, and tepals usually scarlet with a black blotch margined with yellow. The new species differs in having flatter leaf margins, a more robust stem (to 8 mm in diameter), and larger perianth parts (tepals to 100 mm long).

Ahmad Ghahreman, Farideh Attar, and Farrokh Ghahremaninejad "A New Species of Tulipa (Liliaceae) from Western Iran," Novon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature 17(4), (1 December 2007). https://doi.org/10.3417/1055-3177(2007)17[437:ANSOTL]2.0.CO;2
Published: 1 December 2007
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